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CBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
>>> welcome to "this week in defense news." i'm vago muradian. sharing lessons from afghanistan to help cash strapped members preserve capabilities. plus, cane's former defense minister on the future of afghanistan. bullet first, rising tensions in the east china sea, where china has extended its air defense identification zone to overlap territory long claimed by japan, south korea and taiwan. vice president joe biden has urged restraint and encouraged all parties to resolve their territorial claims peacefully. during a three-day swing through the region. and washington has said that the u.s. military will continue operating normally, refusing chinese calls for identification. but washington has also instructed civil airliners to follow beijing's new guidelines for the sake of safety. china has made the move to assert its claims over on the unpopulated islands, administered by japan, to force japan to back down, beijing has ratcheted up air and sea patrols and tokyo responded in kind of here to talk to us about china's aim and what is next are two leading asia analyst, bonnie glaz
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
immediate withdraw its recent establishment of an air defense identification zone over the east china sea. the resolution says japan cannot accept the declaration of the air zone because china treats the airspace over japan's senkaku islands as if it were its own. japan controls the islands. china and taiwan claim them. it says china's declaration is a grave infringement of japan's territorial sovereignty. the resolution says the air zone restricts freedom of flight over the high seas. it also says the air zone will heighten tension over the east china sea and undermine peace and stability in the asia pacific region. >> translator: japan will closely cooperate with the united states and other countries to calmly and resolutely deal with china's attempt to change the status quo by force. we are determined to protect japan's territorial land, waters, and air space. >> the lower house adopted a similar resolution the previous day. >>> japanese defense minister itsunori onodera and the philippine secretary of defense value tear gas mean have agreed to work together in dealing with china's
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
of the u.s./canada bilateral defense relations. and let me in particular welcome you to csis' new home here at 1616 rhode island avenue. i'm kathleen hicks, henry a. kissinger chair and director of the international security program here at csis, and i'm very pleased to have the honor of introducing today's guest speaker, and this is the chief of defense staff of canada, general lawson. he's had a long and distinguished career serving in his current position since october 2012. prior to his most recent promotion, he served as deputy commander at norad which is at peterson air force base this colorado, so he is no stranger to the importance of u.s./canadian defense cooperation. he has also held such distinguished positions as assistant chief of the air staff and commandant of the royal military college in kingston. he led the stand up of the strategic joint staff and has served as command oring officer -- commanding officer of 412 squadron based in ottawa. general lawson graduated from the military college of canada with a bachelor of science degree as well as a master of science i
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 6:30pm PST
establishment of i and defense identification zone although the east china sea the resolution says japan cannot accept the declaration of it as only because china treats can stay solvent a constant condoms as a fake lights on. controls the items china and taiwan claimed that it says china's declaration is a great infringement of japan's tutorial sovereignty the resolution says he and his own restricts freedom of flight although the high seas it also says he has only will heighten tension although the east china sea and undermine peace and stability in the asia pacific region. you don't like it was accidental closely cooperate with united states and other countries to calmly and resolute to deal with china's attempt to change the status quo by force. i know we are determined to attack japan's territorial and waters and airspace. lower house adopted the symbol of resolution the previous day. javanese defense witness the key to legal then i am the philippines secretary of defense bullpen gaffney and have agreed to work together in dealing with china as well total ban on driving mom the mom so than
FOX
Dec 7, 2013 8:30pm PST
. >> charles: big play for ohio state defense which we noticed looked spent on the last drive. look how fast michigan state is coming back at them. >> gus: lippett trying to get lined up. he does at the top of your screen. cook over the middle. caught. first down. bennie fowler. he found a soft spot. he gains six yards. a first down. >> charles: nice call by dave warner, the offensive coordinator of michigan state. they outout tempoed ohio state and looked like they were gearing up for a big third down play. it really didn't matter what he called. they beat him to the punch by beating him by getting lined up quickly. >> gus: cook to throw it on first down. pump fake. he'll launch it in the air. incomplete. intended for bennie fowler but he actually was run out of bounds. doran grant covered. >> charles: head linesman threw his hat on the sideline which out and see where he runs out of bounds? even after the bump, they determined he could have stayed inbounds. if he had touched the ball first and made a completion, it would have been come back. they needed someone else to touch the football f
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
defense related topics recently including the iran nuclear deal, u.s. budget negotiations and the military's upcoming withdrawal from afghanistan. one of the participants was forwarded to provide official michelle flournoy. bumiller elisabeth of "the new york times" moderated this discussion. >> thank you all for coming. and i'm sorry that i am not nick, but here i am and i'm pulling myself together. i'm going to briefly introduce michele and phillip. we were all at aspen and i see a table h of these could number of people in the audience that were in considerably better weather last summer. so, michelle flournoy is the senior adviser at the boston consulting group prayer. from 2009 to 2012 she was the undersecretary for defense policy. and then she was the principle advisor to the secretary defense and the violation of the national security defense policies and oversight of military plans and operations and so forth. i interviewed her a number of times. she was very cautious. she never told us very much. she's also a senior fellow for science and international affairs committee m
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm EST
what is your take? >> guest: china has developed this air defense identification, which the administration has told our military plane to ignore, that the faa to bring into effect. so if you're on a commercial airliner you have to take this into account. you've got to respond -- i'm not sure how that works, probably transponders, but our military side is not recognizing it. china will try to -- they'll try to exert itself over japan and our allies in that region, and i think we all knew this was something. we've been talking on china since i've been in congress the last five years and wanted to expand and that's what's happening right now. what i think will happen is they will push further and further and further, every time, and this is once again much harder than the iran deal because china is a big old over american debt, a huge part of our economy. and they're becoming more westernized while at the same time building up their military and building their military up in a way where it's purely targeted at the american military. they are not doing their military up in a pro
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am EST
even the democrats considering defense authorization bill. it does not look like that will get done this year. do you think there will be pressure next year to push for sanctions again in the house? i wanted to get your thoughts on the senator menendez proposal that would delay sanctions for six months. ,t the end of the agreement they will see at that point of the sanctions are looming. i want to get your take on that. have very robust sanctions on iran. each of the last two years the authorizing act has include iran,trictd sanctions on going after their banking industry. there are incredibly tough sanctions on them. that is why iran was willing to come to the table and have this discussion in the first place. degree, this ignores the very effective pressure we already have on them. putting more sanctions on at this point undermines the negotiations and the path toward a possible agreement, no guarantees to be sure, but possible agreement that would give us the confidence that iran would not have a nuclear weapon. that is an incredibly important step i do not think we should jeopar
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 8:30pm PST
of the markets the guests. it is. thx the united states to respond to its new air defense identification zone over the east china sea. last month chinese defense officials said that all foreign aircraft traveling through the selling must give prior notice and follow orders when facing emergency measures. us vice president joe biden spoke to reporters after meeting chinese leaders choose three students the establishment of new air defense identification zone has to state the obvious cause significant effort into the region aiden also called on china to set up of lines with neighboring countries to avoid unintended consequences foreign ministry spokesperson hallway responded to the poet's about a meeting between biden and chinese president change in playing the previous day regarding china's position on the new air defense identification zone it conforms to international law and practice chinese leaders asked us to respect the security zone and take an objective and fair attitude also said the missing corn outcome was that both sides agreed to strengthen dialogue and coopera
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
secretary lisa on the keys to keep china's newly declared air defense identification zone. and if the world through go inside the heat you can show you that it is a complex operation to revoke the nuclear fuel. and south koreans generally preferred by now more and more people are turning to his bicycle us defence secretary says the biggest concern for washington is how china declared its air defense identification zone track a goal said. other countries should have been consulted on him first. it's not good the news itself is new. or unique. he is concerned we have. is how it was. and i'm so new lateral. and so immediately without any consultation last month chinese defense official said all foreign aircraft traveling through this all must give prior notice and follow orders or face emergency measures a goal said the declaration was not a wise course of action joint chiefs of staff chairman martin dempsey said the requirements do not conform to international norms. it wasn't the declaration of the ages that actually it was de stabilizing or was their assertion that they would cause all airc
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
agencies, among them nih and the defense advanced research project agency and the national science foundation as well as private partners to take our understanding of the brain and how it works and bring it up a notch. try to figure out a way to develop the tools to decode the language of the brain. we have gone a long way recently, but we knew -- need to go much further much faster to understand the basis of how the brain works and how it sometimes does not work so well so that you end up with a brain that gives you alzheimer's or parkinson's or any of those disorders that were mentioned earlier. those are disorders that if you are going to really be able to make the kind of progress we want, we have got to understand the fundamentals of the organ involved. we do not understand the brain as well as we understand the heart, kidney, or the liver. the association hopes to put the brain into the focus of current research so we can really up the understanding of this organ and be able to make a difference for people with brain disorders. host: with regard to alter them are specifically
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
just strong defenses. he said israel would need strong ties throughout the middle east . he wrote as much in the israel i declaration of independence. promoting bonds of cooperation with israel's neighbors. that did not happen right away, of course, but israel has always known it is strongest when it extends its hand in peace, when it is in the high moral ground. that is why the declaration of independence of israel went on to state from day one that israel would "do its share in a common effort for the advancement of the entire middle east." the entire middle east. that was the vision of the founding fathers. now, i understand that some think the current upheaval in the region makes this an inopportune time to try for peace, but i happen to agree with what prime minister netanyahu wrote in a rather remarkable open letter to the citizens of israel that he wrote in the beginning of these negotiations. he wrote that the dawn of a new era in the region is exactly the right time to recast israel's relationships and to change the narrative with a new generation that is starting to make it
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
>> at least 20 people are killed in a car bomb and gunfight in a hospital in yemen defense ministry complex. six doctors and five patients are among the dead. another two dozen killed in central africa. armed clashes broke out in the capital between former rebels controlling the city and militias. the u.n. is voting today on sending in international troops. and the king of thailand calls on the people to do their duty without directly referring to recent violent protests. those demonstrations are on hold today out of respect for the monarch's birthday. first to yemen, where six doctors, including a venezuelan and two from the philippines are among the victims killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack. the suicide bomber reportedly set off a car packed with explosives at the defense ministry, leaving close to 20 dead in all. dozens more were hurt in the blast that smashed through walls in a hospital inside the complex. for more, i'm joined by a journalist there. what more can you tell us about this attack there today? >> yes, the gunmen were wearing military uniforms, and the comple
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
establish a new air defense identification zone. now the defense ministry as we get from this new announcement over the east china sea say it is not an expansion of china's airspace. it is sadly not targeting any country specific defense ministry spokesman kong and shop modifying a press conference is going to be a cic is not a no fly zone its own expansion of china's territory as space is simply been established to calling him as a precaution to help china better defend its national and states on johnny day with a top story in the skin soft. ms jones said the east china sea air defense identification zone is essentially different from terror toil airspace were no fly zones. he will not affect the freedom of over apply to other countries aircraft based on international loss nor is it again did any specific country or target answering some people doubt on china's monitoring capabilities in the zone the spokesman said the military's determination to safeguard the security of national territory and tempo and pace are odd way for him and the military is fully capable of exercising eff
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 3:00am EST
corporate news. david tweed. to see how investors react to the restructuring of the business of defense and spaces will be merged. 6000 jobs. it looks like it will be focusing on the civil business. we'll talk but that in a few minutes. >> thank you. gaining two percent. >> peter long purchased this morning. arecord operating profits dividend to shareholders. quite nicely. up 30% this year. will talk about that. about the french. we'll go to caroline hyde who is in paris. >> i have been speaking with the president of paypal. talking about how the company is revolutionizing how we shop. when no longer need cash or cards. you will need your smart phone in your pocket. theill be talking about future investing in startups especially in france. an asset manager. crucially speaking to microsoft as well about cloud computing. that is coming up past 10:00 london time. >> thank you so much. corporate news. we are watching that great interview with mark carney. china is in focus today. >> it trailed estimates. auto sales beat. overall, the robustness of the metadata. fascinating, three federal ch
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 8:30pm PST
first visit to china since it declared a controversial air defense identification sound bite until a china's resident. washington is deeply concerned about the move. i didn't that she did in beijing on wednesday the us government official said biden told she had washington does not recognize the sound and is looking to china to take steps to reduce tensions. i don't know when it demanded that china had retracted to enroll to take what he called defensive measures against aircraft refusing to obey chinese instructions. he also urged china to establish hot lines with japan and other neighboring countries to avoid any unintended conscious. she would put explain china's position on the sound and the brown with japan over territorial claims in the east china sea. if it shows that the us government will be closely watching china's response in the coming days and weeks. i was on a six day tour of japan china and south korea on tuesday he agreed that japan's prime minister seems ill on that. they won't tolerate china's attempt to unilaterally change the status quo. foreign diplomats around t
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 8:30pm PST
and seoul to talk about china's newly established air defense identification zone. i didn't sit down on tuesday with japanese prime minister shinzo abe's called the zone very dangerous. chinese defence ministry officials announced last month that they had set up is down a chemist a large part of the east china sea and includes the islands the japanese control the chinese and taiwanese frame. biting my head to china after he leaves to pad the vice president will meet on wednesday with the president's xi jim king and other chinese leaders analysts say biden is starting his thick asian tour in japan to highlight the decades old the us japan alliance and to quote meat of response to china. it traveled to south korea later this week. us readers who responded quickly to china smeared it with those words and actions. top officials and criticize the chinese for trying to change the status quo in the asia pacific and many are rather and military commanders and a b fifty two bombers decline of the day air defense identification zone out. a strong message to authorities in beijing that the oper
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
commitment to israel's security spurred the u.s.-israeli development of missile defense technologies to keep israelis safe from rockets and missiles. those systems and newer technologies continue to protect israelis from the range of threats that they still face today. president obama and i -- and i think you heard this from the president in his q&a earlier today -- remain deeply committed. indeed determined to ensuring israel has the ability to defend itself by itself. that is why in fact, by any measurement, president obama's administration has done more than any before to make israel more secure, including funding iron dome, which i saved untold -- which has saved untold lives by intercepting hundreds of rockets that might otherwise have struck schools, hospitals, or homes. deepening our day-to-day security on an ongoing basis. negotiating a new, long-term memorandum of understanding to lock in long-term military assistance for the future. providing access to the most sophisticated u.s. military technology, such as precision munitions, the f-35 joint strike fighter, the v-22 osprey.
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 8:00pm PST
with the l marsh conyers amendment to the national defense authorization act that would strip funding from the usa's all collection programs. the amendment was narrowly defeated. now months later and several new explosive weeks later lawmakers in the senate are eager to try again with their own dna. they believe that if the vote were held today they would pass their two however leadership is pushing back as the chairman of the armed services committee carl levin doesn't want any of the reforms included in this year's and the head this fray over the nsa along with other issues related to sanctions on iran might prevent congress from even passing in the nba for the first time in fifty one years. again no and da day for the first time in fifty one years. so that is what's going on in congress and that's also what has the top defenders of the nsa so concerned. kevin rogers and kevin finds their rank and file members willing to wreak havoc on the legislative schedule just to make sure they get a vote on an essay report. the wild card here would be the american people and what they want. ho
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
we're following this hour. the u.s. defense secretary lays out the case against china's newly declared air defense identification zone. >>> thailand's revered kichk has called on the people of the nation to unite without referring directly to the recent antigovernment protests. >>> unesco officials have given a nod to traditional japanese cuisine and added it to their list of intangible cultural heritage. >>> the u.s. defense secretary says the biggest concern for washington is how china declared its air defense identification zone. chuck hagel said other countries should have been consulted on it first. >> it's not that the aid itself is new or unique. the biggest concern we have is how it was done so unilaterally and so immediately without any consultation. >> last month chinese defense officials said all foreign aircraft traveling through the zone must get pry or notice and follow orders or face emergency measures. hagel said the declaration was not a wise decision. joint chief martin dempsey said the requirements did not conform to international norms. >> it wasn't the dec
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
. tensions rising in east asia where south korea has declared its own air defense zone. >>> south africa begins its farewell to legendary freedom fighter nelson mandela with a day of prayer and reflection. >>> and brace yourself. scenes like this are happening across the country today. >>> increasing tensions in asia, south korea has declared an expanded air defense zone that overlaps with once announced last month by china. it includes a strategic area disputed by the two countries. al jazeera's terry faucet reports. >> it may be about lines in the air but extend over land and sea. this is what south korea called the submerged rocky reef with a scientific research station and under the very obvious de facto control. the strategic waters and rocks are claimed by beijing and seoul as part of their exclusive economic zones. now south korea has asserted its rights in the air above. >> translator: the new korean air space defense identification zone has been modified to be in line with the country's flight information region, which does not overlap with neighboring countries. this mod
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
wait and see happens next week. this congress is unpredictable. >> house defense chairman buck mccann, he wants $20 billion more, because defense gets killed in the sequestration. he has defense hawks that will vote against it if they don't get their $20 billion and that means john boehner doesn't have 218 votes. >> he may not have 218 votes, but look, any accommodation you make like that from -- to assist the defense is going to squeeze the other end of the balloon which is domestic. you are going to need votes in order to pass this. you have to get it through the senate. it is austan goolsbee, the former chief economic adviser to the president called the emerging deal not even a baby deal. he called it an embryonic stem cell sized deal, but we don't know for sure that this congress can get that done. >> i heard that too. and also, john, last up, there's a whole bunch of discussions about revenues going on which makes a lot of republicans unhappy. but co-pay for federal employee pension funds is one of the big sticking points. apparently over ten years worth $130 billion. demo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
for the holidays. on the agenda a massive defense bill and a farm bill but perhaps the most significant issue is the budget, to avoid a deal like last october. >>> car pileups and massive flight delays. the national weather service is predicting another massive storm from washington, d.c. to boston tomorrow. >>> detroit's troubles are having a ripple effect across the country. its bankruptcy case sets a precedent how cities going through the same process handle its economic woes. the city of stockton in northern are california owes more than a billion dollars to its creditors. has few options. melissa chan has the story. >> in the back of their minds a not so merry prospect. as a retired city worker of bankrupt stockton his pension is in peril. >> they don't have any real concern about what happens to the people, their families that lose their medical care. and if we lose our pension, then i'll probably lose my house. >> in the era of boom before the financial crisis bust, stockton made some costly mistakes. over building and investing in pricey city projects including a sta
LINKTV
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
tour as leaders in the region voice concern about china's air defense identification zone. >>> anti-government protesters in thailand are calling for a nationwide strike as they increase pressure on the prime minister to step down. >>> and belgians with a deep affection for haiku have found a unique way to send their poetry back to its birthplace. >>> u.s. vice president joe biden will soon get off a plane in the japanese capital and step into a dispute that's increased the friction between neighbors in this region. he'll be meeting leaders in tokyo, beijing and seoul to talk about china's newly established air defense identification zone. biden will sit down on tuesday with prime minister shinzo abe. abe has called the zone very dangerous. chinese defense ministry officials announced last month they'd set up the zone. it covers a large part of the east china sea. and includes islands the japanese control, but the chinese and taiwanese claim. biden will head to china after he leaves japan. the vice president will meet on wednesday with president xi jinping and other chinese leaders.
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 2:30am PST
. manning has five touchdown passes. >> against the best defense in the nfl. >> and some of the passes were just beautiful. all right. houston, patriots against the texans. >> nail biter for you, buddy. >> it was. nine yards score. they take the lead. fourth quarter, game tied at 31. new england, they'll kick the game winning field goal. a big one. i think it was a 53 yarder. texans lose ten in a row. bill, there was a little controversy here. after the game texas defensive end antonio smith telling reporters the patriots knew what to expect from the houston defense and there may be something fishy going on. i'm suspicious, i think it will be a big coincidence if that just happened by chance. i don't know for sure. i just know it was something we practiced this week. of course, our producer of show is a jts fan that harkens back to -- >> on defense? do you know what a defense is going to do? that is silly. >> my favorite teams are not above a little skepticism. >> how about rob ford making an appearance at the falcons-bills games. i'm sure there were quite a few of people trying to tak
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:30pm PST
think this is one you'll be 100% with me. >> if you want a limited number of defense budget, wouldn't you rather see it spent at pearl harbor on real folks in the front lines than seeing it spent in thepentagon? every i.t. as it relates t obamca, relates to the defense partnt theyave a terrible procurement, wouldn't you -- speaking as an alum news of the armed services committee, as i am, i've had precisely those kinds of not arguments, but discussions, to how do we really advance the strategic interests of is the united states in terms of the pentagon. and often we got involved in programs, particularly in the acquisition of capital assets, planes and ships and combat systems, that got into the billions of dollars which actually undermined our readine readiness, in my estimation, and undermined or capacity to be able to respond to whatever military emergency was there. so not only do i not argue with that, i think we existed in an atmosphere in the armed services committee, when i was privileged to serve with you, where republicans and democrats did work to do exactly that.
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
business until 4:00 this afternoon. at 4:00 the senate will resume consideration of the national defense authorization act. at 5:00 p.m. the senate will proceed to executive session to consider the nomination of patricia millett to be united states circuit judge for the d.c. circuit postcloture. at 5:30 the senate will vote on confirmation of the millett nomination. mr. president, i think there are four bills, and the clerk can help both of us, at the desk due for second reading. the presiding officer: the clerk will read for the second time. the clerk: s. 1774, a bill to reauthorize the undetectable firearms act of 1988 for one year. s. 1775, a bill to improve the sexual assault prevention and response programs and activities of the department of defense and for other purposes. h.r. 1965, an act to streamline and insure onshore energy permitting, provide for onshore leasing certainty and provide certainty to oil asia -- oil shale development and so forth and for other purposes. an act to regulate state's authority to recognize gas operations and promote energy security, development and
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 8:30pm PST
and the us can send a strong message to china on its new air defense identification sound of the east china sea item on the prime minister shinzo on the mound tuesday to discuss the defense down the chinese defence ministry said at the november twenty third. covering a large part of the east china sea. after his fifth it's cheap and you go to china and south korea and china and biden will meet rise in gdp in other chinese leaders on wednesday. his visit to japan and china is viewed as a means to highlight the us japan cooperation and to confirm their next course of action however japan and the usa taking slightly different approaches to china the us state department on friday approved of us commercial airlines providing flight plans to china one traveling through the air defense town major us airlines have also made clear that they will comply with such requests by chinese authorities the japanese government however will continue to ask if that lives not to submit my classic chinese authorities. instead they say biden will also tried to wean japanese support but she made the us g
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 1:00am EST
of from its defense and space unit. we are joined from berlin. the origins of reviews -- this restructure must lie within the failed merger with bea systems -- ba systems. >> that is a drop from defense spending from cash-strapped governments. proposed a merger would be 80 systems, he was trying to balance out the civil -- is this of airbus -- civil business of airbus so we would represent around 50% of revenues each. that was blocked. they decided to focus the business on airbus. as for the space business and defense business, a one to increase the profitability and increase margins there. thatis happening is defense and space are going to be merged. it doesn't mean they're going to do -- give up on defense altogether. they're going to focus on breaking into export markets rather than relying on the european market. to increase profitability and efficiency so they can get in the markets. nuts and bolts mean we will have especially 6000 jobs will be going over the next three years. most of them will be voluntary so they should get union back deck -- union backing. they will be
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
update members on the status of the national defense authorization act for fiscal year 2014. before the break, we spent a week on the senate floor trying to bring more amendments up and to have them debated and voted on, but we were unable to do so. we tried to reach agreement to limit consideration to defense-related amendments, but we were unable to do that. we trade to get consent to vote on two sexual assault amendmen s that had been fully debated but we could not get that accident. -- get that consent. we tried to get consent to lock in additional votes but we were unable to do so. at this point, mr. president, the house of representatives will be adjourning for the year at the end of this week. and there is simply no way that we can debate and vote on those amendments to the pending bill, to get cloture, to pass the bill, to go to conference with the house, to get a conference report written and to have it adopted by the house of representatives all before the house goes out of session this friday. there just simply is no way that all of those events can take place and get a defen
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
coolest bikes but is it is intended to top it is repeat defense unit that was patrolling the border. idf officials say. me in age to attack marks the first episode since the syrian civil war began and to deliberately target the israeli army at the border with explosives syrian someone who has also seen his lead was queuing up with gas masks in recent months as fiasco that nobody has done for other business units and groups that advocate the destruction of tame temple pilots who went and stood to speak against israel. this might be raised fuel hoses to use reiki national security the jewish nation has been treating hundreds of victims in the body to the conference which is already claimed one hundred thousand riots according to the un . the in times of budget cuts on defense spending even lawmakers are still enough pressure on member states to tighten military cooperation european parliament as hurts the leaders meeting in brussels this month to take scheduled talks on a defense very seriously. the setup of a european military force has been the subject of discussions for a while but
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00pm EST
>> we announced these changes than the secretary of defense, general dempsey said it will result in better aligning our structures and resources with dod strategic interests and priorities. and earlier this year we directed the management review in that review developed options to help the dod plan for a range of future budget scenarios, including the persistence of sequester lover untracked level cuts. and as all of you know, these threats, and less changed, will represent a 500 billion-dollar reduction over the next 10 years, and that is in addition with a $480 billion spending cut that the dod has are implemented. included in the strategic choice of management review is a comprehensive look that all savings that could be achieved by reducing overhead throughout the department and streamlining organizations, including osd and the joint staff. as you may recall, i announced this summer that dod would reduce headquarters operating budgets for 20 represent over the next five years and these reductions are only a first step in the effort of dod to realign the spending to meet new fisc
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2013 12:30am PST
sleepy. as he said, my new book was really an effort to take the temperature of public defense across the country and i visited a lot of public defenders offices, watched a lot of trials and discovered that there was a crisis in the court's that probably all of you are well aware of and really tried to dig in and find out what was going on and where all these problems were arising that we didn't have equal justice 50 years after gideon. what i would like to do is read a little section of the book first and talk for a few minutes and read a brief section. so, the section i'm going to read is in the conclusion because it's about public defenders in a conference i went to with public defenders since i thought there were probably quite a few of you in the audience, you might find it musing. i don't know. the national defenders association opened the conference in washington dc in 2011 addressed the crowd of 300 public defenders with a room with space for many more. does society demonize you? of course. do they suggest you are working for the wrong people? of course they do do they
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
office china's own tech the vice chair of the national defense commission is the uncle of north korean leader kim jong hoon. reports have surfaced suggesting chang may have been dismissed from all of this post. so far north korea's official media have reported nothing about the potential political move the ministry's announcement comes after the south's national intelligence service told a parliamentary committee the chance to close associates had been publicly executed. is it time zone to eat. it's very unlikely turn of the impact has been stripped of our responsibilities. in south korea experts are speculating time might have been sacked after being defeated in a power struggle with other high ranking leaders. some tech is married to tim gill nikki sister of league leader kim jong il the father of the current leader. chung was born in nineteen forty six in the north eastern province of north holland yall. he graduated from kim il sung university and joined the ruling workers' party due to his family connections china soon key posts in the party. john worked to open up north ko
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
peasant eugene paying the exchange views on china's recent announcement of its air defense identification zone i report on call has been closely following this visit and has this report. joe biden speaking the chinese call is filled with smiles and handshakes. but disagreements over china's announcement of an air defense identification zone are still widespread. biden said he was very direct present she jumped in. less firm than china's recent and sudden announced the establishment of new air defense identification zone has to state the obvious cause significant apprehension in the region see james dean calls for us to respect china's core interests and says the two countries should maintain what he calls the crack direction of the sino us relations. on sunday. china has set up the east china sea eric and i can put the case in style. how often the tournament needs of self defense in accordance with international law. japan and the united states should respond to read of the issues in an object at the fair manner. secondly as i pointed out earlier in the country has unilater
NBC
Dec 1, 2013 8:30pm PST
. >> michele: the lack of pass rush is an issue for this defense. how do you build on a performance like tonight? like eli just said, mant we got to continue to play one game at a time. we dug youourselves in a good h here. you follow the giants we will always make it tough on ourselves. one game at a time and play together and great team effort and you got to win. >> michele: congratulations, justin. >> thank you, michele. >> al: michele, thanks. look at the playoff picture. new york is still very much on the outside on this situation even with that win although they do have technically a shot at it. seattle hosts new orleans tomorrow night and could affect the standings down the line. both divisions figure to come down to the final sunday. carolina and san francisco won today to stay ahead in the wild card race and two of carolina's next three games are against new orleans so they have a good shot at the division that includes next sunday night here on nbc when the panthers play at the saints. now let's bring in tony dungy from new york. tony, which nfc team impressed you most tod
FOX News
Dec 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
not guilty. lisa is with us, defense attorney and has been following this along with us. we talk about this the other day. when something awful happens you husband of eight days, falls off a cliff, it would be up usual, it would seem to me to make up a story of running off with somebody else. >> that's the crux of the case. she came back with this self-defense, and self-difference an affirmative defense so now she has to say, i did it, and here's why. it's becoming very unbelievable, especially in light of the first degree murder charge, which is kind of significant here because originally it was only a second degree murder charge. but there's new evidence that suggests that there were aggravating factors so aggravating and egregious they increased the charge. has to do with the blindfold. >> tell us about that. >> forensic evidence came back from the scene there was actually blindfold and it had cody johnson's dna on it in light of the defense, this is very difficult because when in fact did you have time to blindfold cody johnson before he fell off the cliff if you were acting
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
the ground. defense secretary chuck hagel ordered the military to transport troops into burundi to central african republic, pentagon officials say they believe immediate action is necessary to avert a humanitarian tragedy. france says it will start disarming fighters and if necessary they will do it by force. nazalie mushari takes us to the capital, bu bangui. >> he says he's just a local businessman. the french intervene ordering people to move away. they arrest the muslim man, taking him away. in another suburb of the city, a man is carried to safety. he's been stabbed. locals him of being part of antibalica, a maintain christian group. >> translator: we found this man walking, he had two grenades. we asked him where he was from, he couldn't tell us. he wanted to blow up the gren easdz. >> there are thousands of -- gregrenaregrenades. >> told to move away from the vehicle. french soldiers here say that they found weapons and grenades inside the cars of these men. their cars have been confiscated, you can see they have been arrested, hands tied behind their backs and phones taken
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm EST
statements from the defense is your son should not have been seen as some sort of harmless figure, a homeless guy, but i'm sure would you dispute that. >> kelly indeed was not homeless at all. he suffered from schizophrenia, a mental disease. he always had my home, he had board and cares he lived in for years. a skit phrenic would much rather be outside. he was more of a -- he wanted to live outside, as bad as that sounds, heartbreaking -- >> i'm certain it is, for a family of someone with mental illness. but the argument that he wasn't a harmless figure in the community, he was known, his mother had taken a restraining order, he had a previous incident where one of the officers was familiar with him. was he a violent person by nature? >> he wasn't violent at all by nature. he did have an incident about 18 years ago. and i can't explain why he did what he did. but indeed he did it. and there's been, over the last 18, 20 years a couple outbursts of anger, i think we have all done that. but as a person he was always very well loved. very well liked. lot of friends. he loved to laugh, m
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:30pm PST
tanks and as vice chairman of the national defense commission and was widely seen as his mentor the political bureau of the workers' party an ounce cans dismissal through state run media is said the decision was made at a meeting in pyongyang on sunday attended i can jump on teams that can hamper efforts to build a strong and prosperous nation he said ten was co opted by capitalism and downs in a deep pain to livestock. officials with the south korean intelligence service said last week academy. the men they are and they said two of his aides may have being executed i must say there may have been a power struggle within the leadership. people in bangkok are bracing for another major demonstration protesters are calling for the resignation of thai prime minister eamon auctioneer want their clandestine won nine races in the capital to what the prime minister's office in the final showdown the city government is influenced by a nice brother the former prime ministers thompson channel on the lead of the largest opposition party the pc to return to one said more than one hundred and fift
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
instead it looks set to be dominated by china's controversial. air defense zone. over regional ireland at the heart of a dispute with japan, the last stop on biden's asia trip. let's bring in our asia correspondent who is covering his trip to china. i imagine it was a bit of a tensor welcome for joe biden today. >> a very tense welcome. making things worse, when he addressed a group of visa applicants at the u.s. embassy and encouraged them to question authority and spoke about academic and intellectual freedoms in the united states. between a tense meeting biden and chinese leaders. today, a state one chinese newspaper "the china daily" warned vice president biden from repeating -- against the repeating further remarks on the air defense issue. earlier this week china said its declaration of this zone was an attempt to unilaterally change the status quo and that it raised the risk for accidents and miscalculations in the region. >> what are the other issues on the table today, or will this error defensive zone block all the others out? the issues in the meetings with biden and the chines
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
military personnel costs and their impact on the defense department budget. "washington journal" is next. host: eight of the biggest tech companies are calling for tighter control on government surveillance. joining far gases -- joining forces, the companies including google, microsoft, and twitter sent an open letter to president brock obama, arguing that while governments have a duty to protect citizens, recent revelations highlight the needs to reform group -- to reform government surveillance practices worldwide. the revelations have shaken the tech industry. it has heightened calls for surveillance reform. that is our topic today. has government surveillance gone too far? welcome to "washington journal. we want to hear from you this morning. the numbers are -- you can also reach out to us on social media. take a look at the headlines. first in "usa today," -- that investigation coming out this morning, it details how public service agencies are using that surveillance data. let's talk about the eight tech companies calling for more surveillance limits. those include apple, google, m
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
he learned the district attorney's office in new orleans with held evidence from his defense team that would have kept him from going to prison all together. his story begins in january 1985 when thompson was charged with the murder of a white hotel executive. back then, thompson was just 22 with two children. after thompson's picture made front page news, three white teenagers came forward accusing him of carjacking them weeks before. so prosecutors charged him with robbery and got a conviction. a month later, they used that carjacking conviction to prove he had a violent history and convinced a jury to sentence him to death in the murder case. now keep in mind, there was no forensic evidence linking thompson to either crime, no fingerprints on the gun, none of his blood at the scene. and thompson didn't even match the description of the killer witnesses described. >> the murder happened december the 6th, 1984. this arrest happened six days after the murder had happened. so they are looking for a man 6 feet tall medium bald with a bald head. >> a bald head. >> bald head. >> repor
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
of the capitol. attackers swarmed the minister of defense, the well guarded building, there are check points at most of the roads that lead to this area. they charmed the gate, and then it was split into two groups one went to the military hospital, the other went to the ministry of defense building. there were sounds of explosions. this is what happened. they managed to get where some of the biggest on the ground. president is seen here meeting with top military commanders. and his government is accused of failing to restorieses ability to a country beset by violence and poverty. there's been no claim of responsibility. launched many attacks killing scores of soldiers. the u.s. has intensified drone operations in yemen. killing many al quaida commanders with tough group remains active in the south, where it enjoys tribal protection. there's been a large explosion. opposite national oil company headquarters. the company in central nigeria, all attackers opposite the oil company went up in flames. not clear at this stage where there are any casualties. >> gunman have shot dun an
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
113th congress? that ishe only thing completely likely to get through it is a new defense authorization act. there will be a lot of interesting debates to watch on that to see what gets included. one thing we will watch is to see whether any legislation sanctioning iran is added to the bill. the administration is doing everything it can to prevent congress from doing that, but a lot of members are still interested in adding sanctions, sending signals they are not interested in the deal obama wants to sign onto. also the farm bill. negotiators are trying to reach an agreement. if they cannot get a deal, they will have to at least extend existing spending so that is something that can be done. the senate is here for an extra week. they will look at a lot of nominations, particularly after the filibuster changes that democrats rammed through a few weeks ago. among the big nominees to watch for are the new chairwoman of the federal reserve, janet yellen. host: a number of articles in the last couple of weeks have suggested that this is the most unproductive covers ever. why ha
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 8:30pm PST
of the powerful national defense commission is an antique injury. she's the sister of late vedic in jiangxi oh the father of john on the couple is considered supporters of the younger can it is time now for the latest in and is this news as the once famous for powering the american auto industry is now in progress the mayor of detroit says the city's finances are out of his control. i had to turn just now from the businesses that we've heard from him earlier this year to get this is the chance to strike after we heard from a night this summer when he filed for bankruptcy protection. and we're now learning that it has been granted and a us federal judge has declared that detroit is eligible for bankruptcy protection and it's now the largest city in the u s history to go bankrupt. the judge ruled on tuesday that the city is able to provide services and pay its bills. the ruling paves the way for detroit to have a fresh start under court supervision. the child in july filed for bankruptcy protection from creditors with debts of eighteen billion dollars. city leaders say they'll drop a
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
, macular degeneration and hearing loss. >>> defense secretary chuck hagel made a surprise trip to afghanistan to check in on our troops there. his presence may put an end to a stubborn standoff. secretary hagel received word from their defense minister that the stalled bilateral security agreement would be signed as they're saying now in a timely manner. >> the ministers all believe that it is in the interest of afghanistan to have that just as they recommended to have that bsa signed. >> secretary hagel took time to address concerns the u.s. is backing away from its leadership role in the middle east. connor powell has more on that from our mideast bureau. >> reporter: as tensions continue in the mideast, secretary of defense chuck hagel trying to reassure american allies in the persian gulf that the u.s. will continue to support its friends and partners in the region. hagel announced today the u.s. is open to selling advanced weapons like missile defense systems to u.s.-friendly nations. the move is seen as a way to counter iran's military ambitions. hagel added that even though
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
army and act like an army but not a real army and they are from japan self-defense exercise earlier this year. under japan constitution they can only fire to defend themselves. with japan's larger neighbor china asserting itself international questions are asked if japan should rethink the role of its armed forces. and china's declaration this week of an air defense zone over the east china sea is making that discussion all the more urgent. japan's prime minister has been pushing nps all year to change the constitution. long-term defense guidelines will be introduced in december and a national security council will meet for the first time after joe biden's visit. some hope his visit will herald a new stage in japan's relationship with the u.s. especially since china's announcement of the air defense zone. >> translator: the united states took action against the behavior and could make our relationship closer and might help the kind of relationship that is fit for true allies. >> reporter: the timing of the visit really could not have come at a more opportune for tokyo and forcing a
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